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Design a Space you Love So You Can Be Ready for Anything!

Why Creating a Space You Adore leads to a Life You Love Take a look around you, at home, at your office, and even your car. If any of these are very cluttered or dirty, they will drain your energy, distract your mind with things you know you should be doing, and reduce how open…
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Why Women Leaders Make Extraordinary Executives

Why Women Leaders Make Extraordinary Executives

Even though the number of women leaders who make it all the way to CEO are incredibly small The current reality Despite many studies that suggest women rate very high for traits that make them excellent leaders, and for many traits, they rate even higher than most men, there are very few women leaders who…
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2018 Commencement Speeches by Women

7 Incredible 2018 Commencement Speeches Delivered by Women

If you are like I am, commencement speeches remind you of what lies ahead and all the potential we hold within us to make a difference in the world. I also love the beautiful nuggets of wisdom that inspire us to do better and to be better.  I have scoured the internet for you and…
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Six Steps to Transition from College to the Workplace With Class

1.  Realize that college did NOT give you ALL the answers, and was only the beginning to what you will learn Even if you have a very high GPA and graduated from a highly respected college, you may not automatically succeed in job hunting or in success at your new workplace without having good soft…
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Drive Up the Ladder to Success While Stuck in Traffic: How to Improve Your Commute

Commute Times are on the Rise! You spend far too much time commuting. Take deliberate steps to change your career trajectory while you are stuck in traffic! According to the 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-year estimates, the average time commuters spend during their morning or evening commute is 26.1minutes and rising.  The definition of a…
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Gender Equality Could Take 100 Years and What Can be Done

The Incredible Transformation for Gender Equality at Salesforce One of our amazing listeners in Colorado, and a definite Genuine Driven Woman, shared a very interesting 60 Minutes interview with us last week. It was an interview Leslie Stahl did with the CEO of Salesforce, Marc Benioff. In this interview, Marc discussed how he made it…
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The Pipeline for young women to pursue STEM careers is ‘leaky’ | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Carol O’Donnell remembers being a “Kelly Girl” in 1979. She grew up in Hazelwood, PA in the 1960s, in a home overlooking what was then the Jones & Laughlin Steel mill. Excelling at math and science as a young girl, her mother nagged principals until she was finally transferred to Taylor Allderdice in Squirrel Hill. She…
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The Secret to Turn your Perfect Day Dream Into Your Actual Tomorrow

My early life, struggling as a single mom I did not plan on becoming a single mom, but there I was. I was in the Navy, 26 years old, a Second-Class Petty Officer and Adalida was 18 months old. We were getting by, but nothing was easy.  I dreamed of transforming my life, I dreamed…
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How to Stop Crying and Screaming: Control the ripple effect of your emotions

How often do you DECIDE to react negatively to those around you? I’ve see you out there, when I am out and about, at a restaurant, at the grocery store, at the airport.  I saw it just this afternoon.  I stopped to get a coffee at a café near the beach, and there was a…
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Nebraska girls outscored boys in overall ACT scores

  OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Girls outscored boys overall on Nebraska’s ACT exam, according to last year’s state test results. Nebraska administered the standardized college admissions test to every junior in the state’s public schools last year. “The gender gap has been closing, which is excellent,”  ~Wendy Smith, associate director of the University of Nebraska’s…
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Your Babe Ruth Moment

The story goes like this, in the 5th inning of game three of the 1932 World Series (Yankees vs. Cubs), Ruth pointed to the center-field bleachers during the at-bat. Many say it was a declaration that he would hit a home run to this part of the park. On the next pitch, Ruth did hit a home run…
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Growing Together: Finding a Mentor or Becoming a Mentor

What is a mentor?   The definition of a mentor is an experienced and trusted adviser or an experienced person in a company, college, or school who trains and counsels new employees or students.  A mentor can either be a formal relationship where a school or a company may actually “assign” you a mentor, or it…
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